30 New England car shows worth checking out while the weather is nice

Cars on display at the Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction. —Getty Images

There’s really no better time than summer to hit the road for a car show. 

Among the dozens of car shows happening across New England are a few unique events at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, including monthly “cars and coffee” meet-ups.

“It’s a really fun, informal event that brings a broad mix of cars [and people] together,” Jennifer Corriveau, of the museum’s marketing team, told Boston.com in 2017. “People come for the cars, but also the beautiful park with a great view of Boston at the top of the hill.”

Excellent attendance is expected at many upcoming car-related events. Mark down one (or more!) dates based on this list of New England car shows in 2018.

Vintage cars. —The Boston Globe

May

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59th Annual Great Woods Auto Swap Meet
Xfinity Center, Mansfield
May 18-20, starts at 6 a.m.

Cars and Coffee
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. May 19, 8-11 a.m.

Empire Drivers Track Day / VSCCA / HRG Vintage Races
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Connecticut
Sat. June 2, 9am-6pm

June

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Greenwich, Connecticut
June 1-3

Race Car Show
Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel, Maine
Wed. June 6, 4-7 p.m.

British Microcar Festival
Colt State Park, Bristol Town Beach, Rhode Island
Sat. June 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Plainville Wings and Wheels
Robertson Airport, Plainville, Connecticut
Sat. June 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Steam Cars & Coffee
Seal Cove Auto Museum, Seal Cove, Maine
Sat. June 9, 9 a.m.-noon

Horsepower Meets Horse Power
31 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge
Sun. June 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cars and Coffee
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. June 16, 8-11 a.m.

New England Auto Museum Father’s Day Car Show
Matthews Park, Norwalk, Connecticut
Sun. Jun 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

German Car Day
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun. June 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

British Car Day
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun. June 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

July

Castle Car Show
Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough, New Hampshire
Sat. July 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Microcar Classic
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun. July 8, noon-4 p.m.

Cars and Coffee
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. July 14, 8-11 a.m.

Misselwood Concours d’Elegance
407 Hale Street, Beverley
July 21-22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

American Car & Truck Day
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun, July 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

British Cars of NH 22nd Annual Show of Dreams
Alvirne Hill House Field, Hudson, NH
Sat. July 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Volks-Fair 2018
Herbert Candy Mansion, 574 Hartford Turnpike/ Route-20, Shrewsbury
Sat, July 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

August

Wings & Wheels Spectacular
Owl’s Head Transportation Museum, Owl’s Head, Maine
August 4-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tutto Italiano
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun. August 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Vermont Antique and Classic Car Show
Farr Field, Waterbury, Vermont
August 10-12, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (ends Sunday at 4 p.m.)

Cars and Coffee
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. August 25, 8-11 a.m.

Swedish Car Day
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sun. August 26, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Connecticut
August 31-September 1

SLS Mercedes-Benz. —Ben Chen

September

The Boston Cup
Boston Common by the Parkman Bandstand
Sat. September 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

October

Tutto Lite
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. October 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Extinct Car Day
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. October 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cars and Coffee
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Sat. October 27, 8-11 a.m.